Ryff aims to change product placement
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Unreal Engine for render in videos

There is a new company called the Ryff and a few industry veterans dared to change the product placing market introducing a realistic rendering. Instead of remaking the video for every single market or target audience, they decided to use 3D rendering to replace the existing objects in the video.

Apple A12 bionic 7nm detailed
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6-core CPU 4-core GPU and a lot of AI

Apple’s A12 Bionic is the name of the most important chip inside the iPhone Xs and Xs Max and Xr detailed here. Make no mistake, this is the first to ship 7nm but not the first to sample or be announced, it is actually the third. As believers in the Apple religion don’t care about features unless they have it in their beloved iPhones, they don’t care about the rest of the world.

Apple confirms eSIM for iPhone X
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Intel-powered Gigabit LTE dual SIM in China

Phil Schiller just talked about iPhone Xs and Xs Max, (Nike MAX anyone) and confirmed that there is an eSIM solution for the S 2018 refresh of iPhones.

Apple A12 Bionic chip is third 7nm for phones
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Announced, but first to ship

Let's get one thing straight right from the start. Apple's iPhone Xs next generation A12 Bionic SoC has been claimed by Apple’s Phil Schiller to be the first on the market. Well, it is the third, as Qualcomm and Huawei have already announced that they sampled or in production of their 7nm Phone SoCs.

Vivo shows 5G version of NEX S
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Joins Oppo, Xiaomi, Moto 5G cover

It looks like China based smartphone manufacturers are taking 5G very seriously. In  recent weeks, Oppo and Xiaomi showed their versions of high-end phones running 5G NR and now Vivo has done the same.

First 3GPP-compliant 5G NR mmWave OTA call happened
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Qualcomm and Ericsson to blame

The 5G NR standard defined by 3GPP Rel-15 spec has made a giant leap forward. Qualcomm and Ericsson managed to successfully conduct the first 3GPP compliant 5G NR mmWave over the air call with a Mobile Form Factor Device. Try squeeze all that all in a headline.

Huawei and 3Dmark call cheating AI
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All clear, if you use an on switch

The parent company of 3Dmark UL and Huawei made a statement about the delisting of the latter's phones and agreed to work with each other to solve the issue.

iPhone 6.1 inch has dual SIM
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Most likely for China

Apple already confirmed its plans to have an iPhone event on September 12th and it will tell the market about its upcoming 2018 Intel only modem line up.

Samsung and Huawei didn’t show 5G at IFA
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No 5G NR form factor devices yet

The IFA consumer trade show has just finished, and we wanted to share a bit about  5G with focus on the big silicon manufacturers. Both Samsung and Huawei didn’t show anything at the show, while both companies reassured us that they will have something later.

Huawei Kirin 970 phones delisted from 3Dmark
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Consequences of clear cheating

We’ve seen this happening before in the discrete and mobile GPU world and it looks like Huawei was caught with its pants down cheating on  graphics benchmarking. The result is that UL, owner of 3DMark has delisted Huawei P20 Pro, Huawei Nova 3 and Honor Play.